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    "A number of us now have two warning triangles". ...

    "A number of us now have two warning triangles". Since I have a permanently live 12-volt output in the 13-pin socket of my towbar, I have been considering modifying my triangle to have an amber...
  2. Well, the day before my previous post (above) I...

    Well, the day before my previous post (above) I wrote quite a long missive in reply to judge dredd's very good thread. Unfortunately, the website decided to do embark on one of its crazy moments,...
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    Oh no, Beelzebub, don't get Dennis into cows on...

    Oh no, Beelzebub, don't get Dennis into cows on the road!!!
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    Good question! Standard equipment carried in my...

    Good question!
    Standard equipment carried in my car are: Torque wrench, 24" breaker bar, Ring Automotive Heavy Duty air compressor with 7-metre curly hose, so that it gets all around the car (this...
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    FJ, you have raised several points that score...

    FJ, you have raised several points that score heavily in favour of an on board spare wheel been carried (for me, that extends to a standard, full-sized spare). Although your island situation makes...
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    I have to agree with Beelzebub. Admittedly, I...

    I have to agree with Beelzebub. Admittedly, I think I would be inclined to go considerably further from the junction, assuming there was free space further on, but that is my degree of caution - not...
  7. And yet, should one of that minority be hit by...

    And yet, should one of that minority be hit by another vehicle that was obviously at fault, they would be the loudest in demanding that the hand of justice applied its force!
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    Several weeks ago I noticed a school-run mother...

    Several weeks ago I noticed a school-run mother parking in our road (two journeys a day) over a couple of days with the 'skinny wheel' in use. So she wasn't using it in the way it is intended - yet...
  9. Fair comment, but the police are in the same...

    Fair comment, but the police are in the same position as they are with all drivers - too many car/road miles and too few traffic cops to monitor them. Tip of the iceberg in reality.
    Didn't think...
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    Santa, everyone doesn't own a car, and there are...

    Santa, everyone doesn't own a car, and there are other things that require a visit to a post office (many of which have ceased to exist in rural areas). It is the elderly who are going to feel the...
  11. Similar laws apply in the UK but, where there are...

    Similar laws apply in the UK but, where there are still local bobbies, a close rapport frequently exists between copper and farmer. Our late neighbour retired as a police sergeant in our town. ...
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    Well, at least FJ can appreciate the wider...

    Well, at least FJ can appreciate the wider picture in the real world.
    Regarding your comment, FJ, "What is wrong is that we are heading in the direction of being required (as some energy companies...
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    No 'skinny spare' for me! I tow a caravan, and...

    No 'skinny spare' for me! I tow a caravan, and nothing less than a "proper" full sized spare wheel is acceptable. My VW Touran had to be specially ordered to be only 5-seater with full sized spare...
  14. There are regulations for the use of agricultural...

    There are regulations for the use of agricultural vehicles when they are being driven on the public highway, and safety is a first priority as for other road vehicles. On the country lanes, I have...
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    And out of all this wheeling and dealing they are...

    And out of all this wheeling and dealing they are hoping for a sensible and rational voting result?
    watch out for the flying pigs!
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    Not when post offices are closing on a weekly...

    Not when post offices are closing on a weekly basis. Only three or four years ago we stayed for a few weeks at a village in Somerset called Stoke-St-Mary. No post office that we could see, and...
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    Ask your credit card provider to demand on your...

    Ask your credit card provider to demand on your behalf that you are given an itemised list of the charges. A discussion with Trading standards seems to be in order to get some sound advice.


    Not...
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    Although I am a grey-head and I do carry out a...

    Although I am a grey-head and I do carry out a considerable amount of my finances, etc., on line, I still appreciate that there are elderly folk who either cannot get to grips with this technology,...
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    Hometune's observations are all too factual -...

    Hometune's observations are all too factual - insurers do go for the easy option wherever they can.
    However, from the description of the damage, I would think the greenest of insurance assessors...
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    We get a lot of driving school vehicles in our...

    We get a lot of driving school vehicles in our area, and I have seen several of them having their pupils do three-point turns no further from a junction than this.
    What the heck has the width of the...
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    here we go again!!!

    here we go again!!!
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    In the absence of knowing no other contributing...

    In the absence of knowing no other contributing factors, I am inclined to agree with Santa.
    It appears that vehicle B would be out of sight well into the three-point-turn procedure and, when vehicle...
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    I can understand your mistrust of the media,...

    I can understand your mistrust of the media, DundeeDancer. They will have differing views, in just the same way that individual Scottish people may vote 'in', 'out' or 'don't know'. I am English...
  24. Thread: Mirrors

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    I remember when outside mirrors were located on...

    I remember when outside mirrors were located on the wings of cars - much less need for screwing one's head around, especially for the nearside mirror. Heating elements and electrically adjusting the...
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    If they can't start by locating the shop...

    If they can't start by locating the shop sensibly, smudger, then how good are they at dealing with people who need mobility scooter help/advice?
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